Could whole-body cryotherapy be effective for metabolism?
Metabolism is the set of life-sustaining chemical reactions in organisms. The three main purposes of metabolism are the conversion of food to energy to run cellular processes; the conversion of food/fuel to building blocks for proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and some carbohydrates; and the elimination of nitrogenous wastes. (Wikipedia.org)
Cryotherapy and metabolism is an actual question for beauty and medical industries. How cryotherapy that is supposed to be a treatment can help to boost metabolism and lead to weight loss?
The answer is simple: whole-body cryotherapy exposes your body to extremely cold temperatures for a short period of time which raises the bodies metabolic rate as it works to heat back up again using a considerable amount of energy.
Some studies have shown that this can cause the body to ‘burn’ about 300-400 calories per session.
Cryotherapy benefits for metabolism
The benefits of whole-body cryotherapy for metabolism are undeniable:
- The body is trying to warm itself and burn calories without any other efforts;
- Some researches show that temperature changes help your body become better at processing glucose. Increased sugar metabolism can help you lose weight over time by helping your body better digest sugars that can otherwise turn into body fat.
- Cryotherapy helps to recover faster. So you can spend more time in a gym or doing other exercises, experience fewer negative effects of stress, thereby speeding up the metabolism.
- Cryo sessions have a positive effect on better sleep and mental state.
Does cryotherapy help metabolism?
Some people doubt if cryotherapy really works on metabolism. Numerous studies show that the benefits of whole-body cryotherapy are real and many people around the world use it to boost metabolism and lose weight. This “side effect” of cryogenic treatment was found not so long ago but now it is successfully used in beauty and medical centres.
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